Awards Nominations

Union College alumni help complete the mission of the college by inspiring others throughout the world to catch fire. That fire began here, with just a spark, a spark that led them through a collegiate career that would define the rest of their lives. Help us celebrate the work of our alumni as they represent Union College throughout the world.

Hall of Fame award recipients are based on the following criteria: nominee meets timeline for years out of college; made outstanding contributions to their field; provided leadership at local, regional, state and/or national levels; shows support and involvement with the college; serves as a role model for others in their communities and profession; has potential to continue civic and professional contributions, is an advocate for the college and for athletic nominees, outstanding tenure in sports at Union. Awards are given in Athletics, Business & Professional and Educators Hall of Fame.

The Alumni Distinguished Service Award is presented to alumnus/alumna each year for their outstanding leadership and service to others. Award recipients will be based on the following criteria: alumnus/alumna of Union College; has committed time, resources and/or energy in service to or in support of the college; shows evidence of leadership and service to others; has excelled both personally and professionally.

Rising Star Award recipients should meet the following criteria: graduated from Union College within the past 10 years; exhibit campus involvement, preferably in a leadership role while a student, participation in and shown support of Union College activities; active in their community and career success. 


To see lists of Union College's past alumni award recipients please choose one of the links below: 

Athletics Hall of Fame
Business and Professional Hall of Fame
Educators Hall of Fame
Distinguished Service Award
Rising Star Award


To nominate fellow alumni to the Union College Hall of Fame or for an Alumni Award please complete the following nomination form:

Please select an award
(ex. 1999)
(ex. 1999)
Please upload a resume/CV and any additional materials that may be taken into consideration in regards to your nomination. (i.e. newspaper, magazine articles, list of awards and accomplishments.)
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png bmp eps tif psd txt pdf doc docx ppt pptx xls xlsx xml avi mov mp3 wav zip.
Person making the nomination
Email of person making the nomination
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